Tag: forgive

  • Biblical Principle #87: God Hates Evil (And Unrepentant Evil People)

    Biblical Principles List Principle God hates evil and unrepentant evil people. Explanation GOD designed the world to work in a specific way—the best way. He gave angels and men free will to choose how to live. When someone chooses to live inconsistently with GOD’s design, the Bible calls that sin. GOD hates sin because sin is…

  • Fathering with a History Lesson (What Arione Irby Taught Me About Racism, Forgiveness, and Love)

    As I write this, my daughter is in the fourth grade. In Alabama, where we live, this means she is taking Alabama History in school. One of the requirements for fourth grade Alabama History is completion of a project which includes visiting a dozen or so historic sites of your choosing across the state. This…

  • December 26 – Love GOD, Love Each Other

    Reading 1 John 1:1-5:21 2 John 1-13 3 John 1-14 Devotional In addition to his gospel account of the life of Jesus, the apostle John wrote three letters that are included in the New Testament. The first letter reminds us of GOD’s love, how we show our love for GOD, and how we are to…

  • October 27 – Which One Loved More?

    Reading Matt. 8:5-13; Luke 7:1-10 Luke 7:11-23 Matt. 11:7-15; Luke 7:24-50 Luke 8:1-3 Matt. 12:22-30; Mark 3:20, 22-27 Matt. 12:31-37; Mark 3:21, 28-30 Matt. 12:38-45; Luke 11:24-28 Matt. 12:46-50 Luke 11:33-36 Devotional Consider the following events from today’s Bible reading: 36 When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went…

  • October 26 – The Sermon on the Mount

    Reading Matt. 5:1-12 Luke 6:24-26 Matt. 5:13-42; Luke 6:27-31 Matt. 5:43-48; Luke 6:32-36 Matt. 6:1-34 Luke 6:37-42 Matt. 7:6-23; Luke 6:43-45 Matt. 7:24-27; Luke 6:46-49 Matt. 7:28-29 Devotional After Jesus selected 12 apostles from His disciples, people came from all over the country to listen to Jesus and to be healed of various illnesses and…

  • June 27 – Micah’s Prophecy to Judah (Part 3)

    Reading Micah 6:1-7:20 Devotional Today’s reading concludes our look at Micah’s prophecy to Judah. GOD reminds Judah of His goodness and faithfulness to them and of their betrayal. He tells them what their life purpose is: 6 With what shall I come before the LORD, And bow myself before the High God? Shall I come…

  • June 19 – GOD Stands Ever Ready to Forgive

    Reading Hos. 10:1-15; 11:1-13:16; 14:1-9 2 Kings 14:17; 2 Chron. 25:26-28 2 Kings 14:21; 15:1-2; 2 Chron. 26:1, 3 2 Chron. 26:4-5 2 Kings 15:4 2 Chron. 26:2, 6-10, 15, 11-14 Devotional Despite GOD’s wrath towards His rebellious children and His firmness of intent to punish them for their sins, He remains ever ready for them…

  • May 8 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 20)

    Reading Psalm 111; 130; 131; 141; 146 Devotional Psalm 111 Great are the works of the LORD. Glorious and majestic are His deeds. His righteousness endures forever. He has caused His wonders to be remembered. GOD is gracious and compassionate. He provides food for those who fear Him and remembers His covenant forever. He has…

  • May 2 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 14)

    Reading Psalm 103; 104; 113; 114; 117 Devotional Psalm 103 The LORD’s name is holy. He forgives our sins, heals our diseases, redeems our life from the pit and crowns us with love and compassion. GOD satisfies our desires with good things so that our youth is renewed. He works righteousness and justice for the…

  • May 1 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 13)

    Reading Psalm 75; 93; 94; 97; 98; 99; 100 Devotional Psalm 75 GOD’s name is near and His deeds are wonderful. He is the judge of man. He brings one down and lifts up another. The LORD holds a cup filled with foaming wine mixed with spices and He pours it out and makes all…